Junji Nishikawa

1907 - Today

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Junji Nishikawa (西川 潤之, Nishikawa Junji, born June 29, 1907, date of death unknown) was a Japanese football player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Junji Nishikawa has received more than 12,064 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Junji Nishikawa is the 53rd most popular soccer player (up from 284th in 2019), the 59th most popular biography from Japan (up from 331st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

Junji Nishikawa is most famous for his work in the field of biomechanics, specifically in the study of the human body and its movements. He is a professor at the University of Tokyo and has published over 200 papers on his work.

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Among soccer players, Junji Nishikawa ranks 53 out of 21,273Before him are Zlatan Ibrahimović, Romário, Paolo Rossi, Stanley Matthews, László Kubala, and Mario Kempes. After him are Ricardo Zamora, Fernando Santos, Flórián Albert, Roberto Carlos, Francisco Gento, and Roberto Mancini.

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Among people born in 1907, Junji Nishikawa ranks 17Before him are Laurence Olivier, Hergé, Yakov Dzhugashvili, Baldur von Schirach, Rachel Carson, and Frank Whittle. After him are Jacques Tati, Lin Biao, Hideki Yukawa, Robert A. Heinlein, Lars Ahlfors, and Yang Shangkun.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Junji Nishikawa ranks 59 out of 6,245Before him are Emperor Kōkaku (1771), Tadao Ando (1941), Koxinga (1624), Isamu Akasaki (1929), Emperor Suizei (-669), and Liv Ullmann (1938). After him are Empress Michiko (1934), Mako (1933), Tsutomu Yamaguchi (1916), Natsume Sōseki (1867), Kane Tanaka (1903), and Akechi Mitsuhide (1526).


Among soccer players born in Japan, Junji Nishikawa ranks 2Before him are Koji Tanaka (1955). After him are Kunishige Kamamoto (1944), Hiroto Muraoka (1931), Kakuichi Mimura (1931), Tameo Ide (1908), Kazuyoshi Miura (1967), Osamu Yamaji (1929), Hiroaki Sato (1932), Yozo Aoki (1929), Kenji Tochio (1941), and Ken Noritake (1922).